Emma Kirkby: The Complete Recitals - Songs & airs by Campion, Dowland, Morley, Lawes, Grandi, Monteerdi, Purcell, Bach, Handel, Mozart [12 CDs]
12 CD / Decca / 2015-03-03
This 12-CD collection brings together Emma Kirkby's complete L'Oiseau-Lyre recitals in a single set. The world's most popular period-instrument soprano, Kirkby's pure, crystalline sound defined...continue...
1 CD / Decca / 2015-02-17
The choir itself is excellent, with particularly fine sopranos who can chant high above the others in beautifully pitched thirds; while there is, as ever...continue...
1 CD / Decca / 2015-02-10Conductors: Bringuier, Lionel
Ensemble: Guzenich Orchester Koln
In the third of three new landmark albums on the Decca label, Nelson Freire marks his 70th birthday year with a stunning recording of Chopin's...continue...
4 CD / Decca / 2015-02-03Conductors: Bruggen, Frans
Ensemble: Orchestra of the 18th Century
4 CDs, capbox. Tender intimacy, intense lyricism, extreme drama and unrelenting energy are just some of the characteristics widely used to describe Schubert's symphonies as...continue...
Collectors Edition: Haydn - The Complete Masses; Stabat Mater / Judith Nelson, Martyn Hill, Emma Kirkby, Margaret Cable, David Thomas [8 CDs]
8 CD / Decca / 2015-02-03Conductors: Preston, Simon; Guest, George; Hogwood, Christopher; Cleobury, Stephen
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music; Academy of St Martin in the Fields; Choir of Christ Church Cathedral; Choir of St. John's College
8 CDs, capbox. Iconic performances of Haydn's glorious settings of the Mass from three pre-eminent choral conductors brought together for the first time, spanning the...continue...
Collectors Edition: Vivaldi - Complete Bassoon Concertos / Daniel Smith, bassoon; English CO; Zagreb Soloists [5 CDs]
5 CD / Decca / 2015-02-03Conductors: Nini, Tonko; Ledger, Philip
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra; Zagreb Soloists
5 CDs, capbox. Daniel Smith was the first bassoonist to have recorded all of Vivaldi's bassoon concertos and this pioneering and acclaimed survey is presented...continue...